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Kinosternon flavescens Agassiz 1857 (Yellow mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105336

Alternative combinations: Cinosternum flavescens, Platythyra flavescens

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1857. Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America. First Monograph. Vol. I. Part I. Essay on Classi cation. Part II. North American Testudinata. 1-452

Belongs to Kinosternon according to L. S. Fichter 1969

Sister taxa: Kinosternon abaxillare, Kinosternon acutum, Kinosternon alamosae, Kinosternon angustipons, Kinosternon arizonense, Kinosternon baurii, Kinosternon chimalhuaca, Kinosternon creaseri, Kinosternon dunni, Kinosternon durangoense, Kinosternon herrerai, Kinosternon hirtipes, Kinosternon integrum, Kinosternon leucostomum, Kinosternon notolophus, Kinosternon oaxacae, Kinosternon pannekollops, Kinosternon pojoaque, Kinosternon rincon, Kinosternon scorpioides, Kinosternon skullridgescens, Kinosternon sonoriense, Kinosternon subrubrum, Kinosternon wakeeniense

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

Average measurements (in mm): 123.9 x 88.6, carapace 113.5 x 87.8

Estimated body mass: 252.7 g based on carapace length